Platform Architecture/Wealth & Personal Banking IT
Hang Seng
Pune, Maharashtra, India, Asia Pacific
5d ago


The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group.

As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.

If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be.

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories.

We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Senior Architect

Principal responsibilities

  • Participate in the continued development of architecture standards.
  • Ensure the design / solution is aligned with architecture standards, IT and business strategy, and meet business objectives.
  • Participate in the introduction of new techniques, products, services, technologies and standards where needed against identified use cases.
  • Stay abreast of mobile technology trends and advise IT and the business about potential benefits / impacts.
  • Provide a consultancy role to IT and business teams where appropriate.
  • Where appropriate, provide full life cycle architectural guidance to development teams and ensure quality technical deliverables.
  • Customer Focus engages the customer, effectively communicates relevant information, products and services at the right time in an appropriate style.
  • Engages confidently with customers, colleagues and stakeholders.

  • Deliver fair outcomes for our customers and ensure own conduct maintains the orderly and transparent operation of financial markets.
  • Actively promote the benefits of architecture, accepted best practice techniques, standards and tools to other areas of the Group and external suppliers where necessary.
  • Perform architecture reviews on aligned Global Business / Global Function systems and ensure both appropriate peer review and Solution Architecture Board (SAB) endorsement is obtained.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant internal instructions (Functional Instruction Manual(FIMs), Group Standard Manual (GSMs), circulars) and external regulatory requirements, including the management of operational risk and adherence to the Group’s standards of ethical behaviour.
  • Requirements

  • Passion about mobile technology and delivering a high quality product.
  • Experience of evaluating and providing practical architectural trade-offs for resource constrained devices while providing a first class user experience.
  • Be able to quickly estimate data size, usage and throughput including such areas as logging requirements
  • Understanding of database schemas and their potential impact on mobile
  • Understanding of system capacity impact e.g. what mobile considerations need to be taken into account when supporting a highly-available systems
  • Practical knowledge of reactive techniques in minimising state dependency e.g. when a connection drops during a transaction
  • Hands-on experience of designing resilient, reliable and scalable mobile applications e.g. a user action should never be lost
  • Demonstrable decision making techniques for off-the-shelf vs open-source vs implement your own components
  • Clear understanding of the evolution of design patterns in the mobile domain - consider MVC, MVP, MVVM and VIPER
  • Providing strategies on when to refactor architectural debt in the context of mobile OS refreshes
  • Present convincing technical points of view as to when and why a technology should be adopted
  • Experience of the latest mobile industry practices to identify and encourage improvements within the existing mobile architecture
  • Past working experience as an Engineer, Architect, Solutions Analyst
  • Both spoken and written communication skills with experience of adapting your style and approach to the audience and message to be delivered
  • Experience of making timely and rational decisions, based on relevant information and experience
  • Experience of planning and prioritising their own time effectively, aware of their responsibilities and committed to delivering these efficiently
  • Supported project teams / managers, showing an understanding of the basic principles of project management
  • The ability to understand and interpret straightforward financial data
  • You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

    HSBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count.

    We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and, opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.

    We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, color, national origin, veteran status, etc.

    We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role.

    Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

    Issued By HSBC Software Development Centre

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